Protocol to the Euro-Mediterranean Agreement establishing an association between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, of the other part, to take account of the accession of the Cze


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Protocol to the Euro-Mediterranean Agreement establishing an association between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, of the other part, to take account of the accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic to the European Union

Official Journal L 118 , 08/05/2007 P. 0008 - 0015


Protocol

to the Euro-Mediterranean Agreement establishing an association between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, of the other part, to take account of the accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic to the European Union

THE KINGDOM OF BELGIUM,

THE CZECH REPUBLIC,

THE KINGDOM OF DENMARK,

THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY,

THE REPUBLIC OF ESTONIA,

THE HELLENIC REPUBLIC,

THE KINGDOM OF SPAIN,

THE FRENCH REPUBLIC,

IRELAND,

THE ITALIAN REPUBLIC,

THE REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS,

THE REPUBLIC OF LATVIA,

THE REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA,

THE GRAND DUCHY OF LUXEMBOURG,

THE REPUBLIC OF HUNGARY,

THE REPUBLIC OF MALTA,

THE KINGDOM OF THE NETHERLANDS,

THE REPUBLIC OF AUSTRIA,

THE REPUBLIC OF POLAND,

THE PORTUGUESE REPUBLIC,

THE REPUBLIC OF SLOVENIA,

THE SLOVAK REPUBLIC,

THE REPUBLIC OF FINLAND,

THE KINGDOM OF SWEDEN,

THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND,

hereinafter referred to as "EC Member States", represented by the Council of the European Union, and

THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY, hereinafter referred to as "the Community", represented by the Council of the European Union and the European Commission,

of the one part, and

THE PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF ALGERIA, hereinafter referred to as "Algeria",

of the other part,

WHEREAS the Euro-Mediterranean Agreement establishing an Association between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, of the other part [1], hereinafter referred to as "the Euro-Mediterranean Agreement", was signed in Valencia on 22 April 2002 and entered into force on 1 September 2005;

WHEREAS the Treaty concerning the accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic to the European Union was signed in Athens on 16 April 2003 and entered into force on 1 May 2004;

WHEREAS, pursuant to Article 6(2) of the 2003 Act of Accession, the accession of the new Contracting Parties to the Euro-Mediterranean Agreement is to be agreed by the conclusion of a protocol to the said Agreement;

WHEREAS consultations pursuant to Article 21 of the Euro-Mediterranean Agreement have taken place in order to ensure that account has been taken of the mutual interests of the Community and Algeria,

HAVE AGREED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

The Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic hereby become Parties to the Euro-Mediterranean Agreement establishing an Association between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, of the other part, and shall respectively adopt and take note, in the same manner as the other EC Member States of the texts of the Agreement, as well as of the joint declarations, unilateral declarations and exchanges of letters.

Article 2

To take account of the recent institutional developments within the European Union, the Parties agree that following expiry of the Treaty establishing the European Coal and Steel Community, existing provisions in the Euro-Mediterranean Agreement referring to the European Coal and Steel Community shall be deemed to refer to the European Community, which has taken over all rights and obligations contracted by the European Coal and Steel Community.

CHAPTER I

AMENDMENTS TO THE EURO-MEDITERRANEAN AGREEMENT, AND IN PARTICULAR TO ITS ANNEXES AND PROTOCOLS

Article 3

Rules of Origin

Protocol 6 is hereby amended as follows:

1. Article 19(4) shall be replaced by the following:

"4. Movement certificates EUR.1 issued retrospectively shall be endorsed with one of the following phrases:

ES "EXPEDIDO A POSTERIORI"

CS "VYSTAVENO DODATEČNĚ"

DA "UDSTEDT EFTERFØLGENDE"

DE "NACHTRÄGLICH AUSGESTELLT"

ET "TAGANTJÄRELE VÄLJA ANTUD"

EL "ΕΚΔΟΘΕΝ ΕΚ ΤΩΝ ΥΣΤΕΡΩΝ"

EN "ISSUED RETROSPECTIVELY"

FR "DÉLIVRÉ A POSTERIORI"

IT "RILASCIATO A POSTERIORI"

LV "IZSNIEGTS RETROSPEKTĪVI"

LT "RETROSPEKTYVUSIS IŠDAVIMAS"

HU "KIADVA VISSZAMENŐLEGES HATÁLLYAL"

MT "MAĦRUĠ RETROSPETTIVAMENT"

NL "AFGEGEVEN A POSTERIORI"

PL "WYSTAWIONE RETROSPEKTYWNIE"

PT "EMITIDO A POSTERIORI"

SL "IZDANO NAKNADNO"

SK "VYDANÉ DODATOČNE"

FI "ANNETTU JÄLKIKÄTEEN"

SV "UTFÄRDAT I EFTERHAND"

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AR "" "

2. Article 20(2) shall be replaced by the following:

"2. The duplicate issued in this way shall be endorsed with one of the following words:

ES "DUPLICADO"

CS "DUPLIKÁT"

DA "DUPLIKAT"

DE "DUPLIKAT"

ET "DUPLIKAAT"

EL "ΑΝΤΙΓΡΑΦΟ"

EN "DUPLICATE"

FR "DUPLICATA"

IT "DUPLICATO"

LV "DUBLIKĀTS"

LT "DUBLIKATAS"

HU "MÁSODLAT"

MT "DUPLIKAT"

NL "DUPLICAAT"

PL "DUPLIKAT"

PT "SEGUNDA VIA"

SL "DVOJNIK"

SK "DUPLIKÁT"

FI "KAKSOISKAPPALE"

SV "DUPLIKAT"

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AR "" "

3. Annex IV shall be replaced by the following:

"Spanish version

El exportador de los productos incluidos en el presente documento [autorización aduanera no … [2]] declara que, salvo indicación en sentido contrario, estos productos gozan de un origen preferencial … [3].

Czech version

Vývozce výrobků uvedených v tomto dokumentu (číslo povolení … [2]) prohlašuje, že kromě zřetelně označených mají tyto výrobky preferenční původ v … [3].

Danish version

Eksportøren af varer, der er omfattet af nærværende dokument, (toldmyndighedernes tilladelse nr. … [2]), erklærer, at varerne, medmindre andet tydeligt er angivet, har præferenceoprindelse i … [3].

German version

Der Ausführer (Ermächtigter Ausführer; Bewilligungs-Nr. … [2]) der Waren, auf die sich dieses Handelspapier bezieht, erklärt, dass diese Waren, soweit nicht anders angegeben, präferenzbegünstigte … [3] Ursprungswaren sind.

Estonian version

Käesoleva dokumendiga hõlmatud toodete eksportija (tolliameti kinnitus nr … [2]) deklareerib, et need tooted on … [3] sooduspäritoluga, välja arvatud juhul, kui on selgelt näidatud teisiti.

Greek version

Ο εξαγωγέας των προϊόντων που καλύπτονται από το παρόν έγγραφο [άδεια τελωνείου υπ’ αριθ. … [2]] δηλώνει ότι, εκτός εάν δηλώνεται σαφώς άλλως, τα προϊόντα αυτά είναι προτιμησιακής καταγωγής … [3].

English version

The exporter of the products covered by this document (customs authorisation No … [2]) declares that, except where otherwise clearly indicated, these products are of … [3] preferential origin.

French version

L’exportateur des produits couverts par le présent document [autorisation douanière no … [2]] déclare que, sauf indication claire du contraire, ces produits ont l’origine préférentielle … [3].

Italian version

L’esportatore delle merci contemplate nel presente documento [autorizzazione doganale n. … [2]] dichiara che, salvo indicazione contraria, le merci sono di origine preferenziale … [3].

Latvian version

Eksportētājs produktiem, kuri ietverti šajā dokumentā (muitas pilnvara Nr. … [2]), deklarē, ka, izņemot tur, kur ir citādi skaidri noteikts, šiem produktiem ir priekšrocību izcelsme no … [3].

Lithuanian version

Šiame dokumente išvardintų prekių eksportuotojas (muitinės liudijimo Nr … [2]) deklaruoja, kad, jeigu kitaip nenurodyta, tai yra [3] preferencinės kilmės prekės.

Hungarian version

A jelen okmányban szereplő áruk exportőre (vámfelhatalmazási szám: … [2]) kijelentem, hogy eltérő egyértelmű jelzés hianyában az áruk preferenciális … [3] származásúak.

Maltese version

L-esportatur tal-prodotti koperti b’dan id-dokument (awtorizzazzjoni tad-dwana nru. … [2]) jiddikjara li, ħlief fejn indikat b’mod ċar li mhux hekk, dawn il-prodotti huma ta’ oriġini preferenzjali … [3].

Dutch version

De exporteur van de goederen waarop dit document van toepassing is (douanevergunning nr. … [2]), verklaart dat, behoudens uitdrukkelijke andersluidende vermelding, deze goederen van preferentiële … oorsprong zijn [3].

Polish version

Eksporter produktów objętych tym dokumentem (upoważnienie władz celnych nr … [2]) deklaruje, że z wyjątkiem gdzie jest to wyraźnie określone, produkty te mają … [3] preferencyjne pochodzenie.

Portuguese version

O exportador dos produtos cobertos pelo presente documento [autorização aduaneira n.o … [2]], declara que, salvo expressamente indicado em contrário, estes produtos são de origem preferencial … [3].

Slovenian version

Izvoznik blaga, zajetega s tem dokumentom (pooblastilo carinskih organov št. … [2]) izjavlja, da, razen če ni drugače jasno navedeno, ima to blago preferencialno … [3] poreklo.

Slovak version

Vývozca výrobkov uvedených v tomto dokumente [číslo povolenia … [2]] vyhlasuje, že okrem zreteľne označených, majú tieto výrobky preferenčný pôvod v … [3].

Finnish version

Tässä asiakirjassa mainittujen tuotteiden viejä (tullin lupa nro … [2]) ilmoittaa, että nämä tuotteet ovat, ellei toisin ole selvästi merkitty, etuuskohteluun oikeutettuja … [3] alkuperätuotteita.

Swedish version

Exportören av de varor som omfattas av detta dokument (tullmyndighetens tillstånd nr … [2]) försäkrar att dessa varor, om inte annat tydligt markerats, har förmånsberättigande … ursprung [3].

Arabic version

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… [4]

(Place and date)

… [5]

(Signature of exporter; in addition the name of the person signing the declaration has to be indicated in clear script)

Article 4

Chair of the Association Committee

The following paragraph 4 shall be added to Article 96:

"4. The Association Committee shall be chaired in turn by a representative of the European Commission and by a representative of the Government of Algeria."

CHAPTER II

TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

Article 5

Proofs of origin and administrative cooperation

Requests for subsequent verification of proof of origin issued under the preferential agreements or autonomous arrangements applied between Algeria and a new EC Member State may be made by the competent customs authorities of either Algeria or the new Member States and accepted by those authorities for a period of three years after the issue of the proof of origin concerned.

GENERAL AND FINAL PROVISIONS

Article 6

This Protocol shall form an integral part of the Euro-Mediterranean Agreement.

Article 7

1. This Protocol shall be approved by the Community, by the Council of the European Union acting on behalf of the Member States, and by Algeria in accordance with their own procedures.

2. The Parties shall notify each other of the completion of the procedures referred to in paragraph 1. The instruments of approval shall be deposited with the General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union.

Article 8

1. This Protocol shall enter into force on the first day of the first month following the date of the deposit of the last instrument of approval.

2. This Protocol shall apply provisionally with effect from 1 September 2005.

Article 9

This Protocol shall be drawn up in duplicate in each of the official languages of the Parties, each of these texts being equally authentic.

Article 10

The texts of the Euro-Mediterranean Agreement, including the Annexes and Protocols forming an integral part thereof, and of the Final Act, including the declarations attached thereto, shall be drawn up in the Czech, Estonian, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Polish, Slovak and Slovenian languages and these texts shall be authentic in the same way as the original texts. The Association Council shall approve these texts.

Съставено в Люксембург на двадесет и четвърти април две хиляди и седма година

Hecho en Luxemburgo, el veinticuatro de abril de dos mil siete.

V Lucemburku dne dvacátého čtvrtého dubna dva tisíce sedm.

Udfærdiget i Luxembourg den fireogtyvende april to tusind og syv.

Geschehen zu Luxemburg am vierundzwanzigsten April zweitausendsieben.

Kahe tuhande seitsmenda aasta aprillikuu kahekümne neljandal päeval Luxembourgis.

Έγινε στο Λουξεμβούργο, στις είκοσι τέσσερις Απριλίου δύο χιλιάδες επτά.

Done at Luxembourg on the twenty-fourth day of April in the year two thousand and seven.

Fait à Luxembourg, le vingt-quatre avril deux mille sept.

Fatto a Lussemburgo, addì ventiquattro aprile duemilasette.

Luksemburgā, divi tūkstoši septītā gada divdesmit ceturtajā aprīlī.

Priimta du tūkstančiai septintųjų metų balandžio dvidešimt ketvirtą dieną Liuksemburge.

Kelt Luxembourgban, a kettőezer hetedik év április havának huszonnegyedik napján.

Magħmul fil-Lussemburgu, fl- erbgħa u għoxrin jum ta' April tas-sena elfejn u sebgħa

Gedaan te Luxemburg, de vierentwintigste april tweeduizend zeven.

Sporządzono w Luksemburgu dnia dwudziestego czwartego kwietnia roku dwa tysiące siódmego.

Feito no Luxemburgo, em vinte e quatro de Abril de dois mil e sete.

Încheiat la Luxemburg la douăzeci și patru aprilie, anul două mii șapte.

V Luxemburgu dňa dvadsiateho štvrtého apríla dvetisíssedem.

V Luxembourgu, štiriindvajsetega aprila leta dva tisoč sedem.

Tehty Luxemburgissa kahdentenakymmenentenäneljäntenä päivänä huhtikuuta vuonna kaksituhattaseitsemän.

Som skedde i Luxemburg den tjugofjärde april tjugohundrasju.

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За държавите-членки

Por los Estados miembros

Za členské státy

For medlemsstaterne

Für die Mitgliedstaaten

Liikmesriikide nimel

Για τα κράτη μέλη

For the Member States

Pour les États membres

Per gli Stati membri

Dalībvalstu vārdā

Valstybių narių vardu

A tagállamok részéről

Għall-Istati Membri

Voor de lidstaten

W imieniu państw członkowskich

Pelos Estados-Membros

Pentru statele membre

Za členské štáty

Za države članice

Jäsenvaltioiden puolesta

På medlemsstaternas vägnar

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За Европейската общност

Por la Comunidad Europea

Za Evropské společenství

For Det Europæiske Fællesskab

Für die Europäische Gemeinschaft

Euroopa Ühenduse nimel

Για την Ευρωπαϊκή Κοινότητα

For the European Community

Pour la Communauté européenne

Per la Comunità europea

Eiropas Kopienas vārdā

Europos bendrijos vardu

Az Európai Közösség részéről

Għall-Komunità Ewropea

Voor de Europese Gemeenschap

W imieniu Wspólnoty Europejskiej

Pela Communidade Europeia

Pentru Comunitatea Europeană

Za Európske spoločenstvo

Za Evropsko skupnost

Euroopan yhteisön puolesta

För Europeiska gemenskapen

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За Народна Демократична Република Алжир

Por la República Argelina Democrática y Popular

Za alžírskou demokratickou a lidovou republiku

For den Demokratiske Folkerepublik Algeriet

Für die Demokratische Volksrepublik Algerien

Alžeeria Demokraatliku Rahvavabariigi nimel

Για την Λαϊκή Δημοκρατία της Αλγερίας

For the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria

Pour la République algérienne démocratique et populaire

Per la repubblica algerina democratica e popolare

Alžīrijas Tautas Demokrātiskās Republikas vārdā

Alžyro liaudies demokratinės respublikos vardu

Az algériai Demokratikus és Népi Köztársaság részéről

Għar-Repubblika Demokratika tal-Poplu ta' l-Alġerija

Voor de Democratische Volksrepubliek Algerije

W imieniu Algierskiej Republiki Ludowo-Demokratycznej

Pela República Argelina Democrática e Popular

Pentru Republica Algeriană Democratică și Populară

Za Alžírsku demokratickú ľudovú republiku

Za Ljudsko demokratično republiko Alžirijo

Algerian demokraattisen kansantasavallan puolesta

För Demokratiska folkrepubliken Algeriet

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[1] OJ L 265, 10.10.2005, p. 2.

[2] When the invoice declaration is made out by an approved exporter within the meaning of Article 23 of the Protocol, the authorisation number of the approved exporter must be entered in this space. When the invoice declaration is not made out by an approved exporter, the words in brackets must be omitted or the space left blank.

[3] Origin of products to be indicated. When the invoice declaration relates in whole or in part, to products originating in Ceuta and Melilla within the meaning of Article 38 of the Protocol, the exporter must clearly indicate them in the document on which the declaration is made out by means of the symbol "CM".

[4] These indications may be omitted if the information is contained on the document itself.

[5] See Article 22(5) of the Protocol. In cases where the exporter is not required to sign, the exemption of signature also implies the exemption of the name of the signatory."

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